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Miranda Vecchio: Closure of Salvation Army’s Vancouver Homestead is cause for deep concern

It is with great sadness and deep concern that we receive the news of the Salvation Army’s Homestead in Vancouver closing on March 31. Homestead has, …

No one-stop solution for cocaine addiction

In Montreal, it’s relatively easy to find cocaine and get high.<p>Even though the next day comes with a requisite crash of the neurochemical dopamine, …

Dirty car artist leaves masterpieces in the dust

He is an Eagle Scout, a versatile bar-band drummer and a senior GUI designer for a company that creates mobile apps for the health care industry.<p>But Scott Wade is famous for drawing dirty pictures.<p>It’s not the content that raises eyebrows but the canvas on which Wade creates. Present him with a …

Art

23 Heartbreaking Cartoons From Artists Responding To The Charlie Hebdo Shooting

Cartoonists from all over the world mourn in the wake of a Paris shooting that killed as many as 12 people, many of whom are members of Charlie Hebdo.<p>"I am Charlie."<p>"Ducks will always fly higher than guns." (Ducks in French is also a slang term for newspaper.)<p>"Unstoppable Charlie Hebdo."<p>"My heart …

10 books that every creative must read

to get their s**t together<p>Self-help books, for the most part, are cheesy. Sitting down with a book does not your problems solve. Yet that doesn't mean that books don't provide endless inspiration and encouragement, and that the self-help section of a bookstore should be written off entirely. In …

Why John Updike Loved Comics

By Jeet Heer January 14, 2015<p>Arts & Culture<p>“I can’t remember the moment when I fell in love with cartoons, I was so young,” John Updike once recalled in <i>Hogan’s Alley</i> magazine. “I still have a <i>Donald Duck</i> book, on oilclothy paper in big-print format, and remember a smaller, cardboard-covered book …

10 nerdy shows to binge on before they disappear from Netflix

Jude Law plunges headlong into the bleak waters of Black Sea

For most of its running time, the suspenseful maritime thriller <i>Black Sea</i> takes place aboard an ancient Russian submarine. To call the boat a tin can …

New nicotine vaccine may succeed at treating smoking addiction, where others have failed

If you're a smoker who's trying to quit, you may recall hearing about vaccines designed to cause the body's immune system to treat nicotine like a …

Nicotine

Heroin sent me to prison. White privilege got me back to the Ivy League

I was a senior at Cornell University when I was arrested for heroin possession. As an addict — a condition that began during a deep depression — I was muddling my way through classes and doing many things I would come to regret, including selling drugs to pay for my own habit. I even began dating a …

New York State

Legalized marijuana might be the best thing to ever happen to heroin addicts

In the 1930s, Harry J. Anslinger, the first head of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, embarked on a fierce anti-marijuana campaign. Highlighted by the 1936 anti-marijuana film Reefer Madness—where marijuana is depicted as a dangerous narcotic that makes good kids become sex-crazed killers—his …

Cannabis